Historical Scenes and Events

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Victorian illustration to download showing a portrait of Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), British Prime Minister.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the Reform League meeting in Hyde Park, 1867, a demonstration in support…

Victorian illustration to download showing a portrait of the writer and Christian socialist Charles Kingsley (1819-1875).

Victorian illustration to download showing a portrait of Matthew Webb (1848-1883), first person to swim the English Channel.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the poet William Cowper (1731-1800) in his garden summerhouse.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a well-dressed crowd listening to a band play from a bandstand in…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of Prince Albert the Prince Consort's funeral procession approaching St George's Chapel, Windsor,…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of medieval soldiers attacking a walled city with a siege tower.

Victorian illustration to download showing prisoners playing rackets (fives) and bowls in the courtyard of Fleet Prison, London, a notorious…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845), prison reformer, reading to women and children in Newgate…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of Chinese crew and dock workers unloading a tea clipper ship, the Loudoun…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of John Wesley standing on his father's tomb to preach to villagers beside…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of soldiers and dockers loading military stores on board ship. A crane lowers…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the scientist and balloon pioneer James Glaisher fainting during a record-breaking ascent…